To support local government redesign efforts and recognize the innovative work already underway, the Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center has partnered with state associations to create the Local Government Innovation & Redesign Guide and host a yearly Local Government Innovations Awards ceremony.
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BBC News today is running a story by Andrew Marr, whose new documentary, JFK: The Making of Modern Politics, airs on BBC 2 this weekend. The story details some of Kennedy's shadier political actions and asks, "aren't there better ways of doing democracy than Kennedy's?"
As a comparison to Kennedy's conniving, Marr highlights the integrity of Hubert Humphrey, calling him "one of the most intelligent, compassionate and literate politicians in modern American history."